|Monday November 18, 2013||presented by:|
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Coaches of the Year
The College of New Jersey (D-III): The school announced today that interim head coach Wayne Dickens will stay on as the program's full-time head coach.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL): The team has dismissed assistant head coach/offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Mike Miller and senior advisor to the head coach Doug Berry, according to TSN.
Southern Connecticut State (D-II): Sources tell us head coach Rich Cavanaugh is planning to retire.
Sioux Falls (D-II - SD): Defensive coordinator Robert Tucker has been let go and offensive line coach Casey Meile is leaving the staff to become Dean of Students for the university.
Southeastern Oklahoma (D-II): Sources tell us head coach Ray Richards has announced his resignation.
North Dakota (FCS): Head coach Chris Mussman has been let go. Mussman was 31-34 in six seasons as head coach. "A national search" will begin immediately.
Rhode Island (FCS): The University announced this morning that head coach Joe Trainer has been released from the final year of his contract. Athletic director Thorr Bjorn announced that a national search would begin immediately. In five seasons as head coach, Trainer's teams posted an overall 12-44 record.
Washington State: Athletic director Bill Moos has annouced that Mike Leach's contract has been extended through 2018. Moos explained that he's impressed with the job that Leach has done on and off the field during his short tenure at Wazzu. "He has elevated the program on the field, in the community and in the classroom. I believe he is among the best college football coaches in America and is a fantastic fit in Pullman.” Moos noted. At 5-5 Leach has led the program to the most wins at this point in the season since 2006.
Arkansas Tech (D-II): Sources tell us offensive coordinator Dean Norsworthy has stepped down. Norsworthy was in his third season at Arkansas Tech and also coached the quarterbacks.
Northwood (D-II - MI): Athletic director Pat Riepma is taking over the head coaching position. Riepma previously served as the head coach of the program for 15 seasons and is the all time winningest coach in school history.
Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is looking for a football graduate assistant (defensive backs). Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting, summer camps, equipment, video and all other aspects of the football program. Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester, and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes $8,000 and tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin in on Nov. 20th and continue until filled. Expected start date on January 6th, 2014. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to [email protected]. No phone calls please
Missouri State (FCS): Athletic director Kyle Moats has made it clear that the program will retain head coach Terry Allen for next season. Allen finished the season 5-7 (including wins in four of their last five games) and is 33-56 in eight seasons at Missouri State.
Nichols College (D-III - MA): Head coach Kevin Loney will not return.
Sunday November 17, 2013
Our condolences go out to the family of former LSU athletic director Joe Dean, who passed away earlier today at age 83. Please keep his family in your prayers.
Northwood (D-II - MI): Head coach Mike Sullivan has been relieved of his responsibilities as head coach (will move into a director of admissions role for the university). Look for a new head coach to be announced on Monday.
USC: Jay Glazer is reporting that Pat Haden has interviewed Jack Del Rio. A few more weeks to go on this one folks. Update: The Broncos have confirmed that Del Rio did indeed interview on Nov. 1.
Houston Texans: Gary Kubiak will coach from the booth today against the Oakland Raiders two weeks after suffering a mini-stroke on the field. Offensive coordinator Rick Dennison will head to the sideline, and Kubiak will retain all decision making.
Saturday November 16, 2013
Northeastern State (D-II - OK): Northeastern State will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. CT tomorrow to address the state of the football program. The RiverHawks closed their season with a 2-9 record today. Head coach Chris Evans is 22-46 in six seasons at the school. Update: Evans has been let go.
Fort Valley State (D-II - GA): Fort Valley State is looking to fill open dates on Sept. 6 and Oct. 18, 2014. Home games are preferred, but they will consider an away game. Please contact Donald Pittman at 229-869-3544 or at [email protected].
|Friday November 15, 2013||presented by:|
St. Francis (FCS - PA): Saint Francis University has 3 open dates in 2014 and are looking for opponents (FCS or DII) to complete our home game schedule. The dates are September 6, September 27, and October 4. If you are interested please contact A.J. Anderson at [email protected].
Loras College (D-III - IA): Loras College is seeking applicants for their head coaching position. Bachelors required, Masters preferred. Qualifications: One to two years related experience. Collegiate football coaching experience required. Head coaching experience on the college level preferred. Understanding of budget and reporting requirements. Excellent leadership abilities. Able to organize, coordinate, and direct team activities. Strong oral and written communication abilities. Excellent public relation skills. Demonstrated ability to recruit effectively. Strong interpersonal skills to represent the college and effectively interact with student-athletes, faculty and staff. Strong administrative skills to plan, organize and implement a quality team and program. To see the full listing, and to apply, visit this link.
|Thursday November 14, 2013||presented by:|
Rice head coach David Bailiff's father has passed away. Your prayers are appreciated.
University of the Incarnate Word (FCS - TX): University of the Incarnate Word, in the first year of reclassification to NCAA Division I FCS in 2013-14, is looking to fill openings in 2014 (August 28, 29, 30 or November 22), 2015, 2016 and 2017. UIW is open to playing FBS and FCS programs and is looking for game guarantees. Please contact Stacy Nordquist, Associate Director of Athletics at [email protected] or 210-805-3012, if interested.
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Eastern Michigan: The remaining $50,812 left on Ron English's contract will be paid to him before the end of the year, according to a report from MLive.